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Friday Gallery: NMCB 3 Pacific Deployment 2017

Photos by MC1 Michael Gomez, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 Public Affairs A total of 31 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 Seabees attended the four-day Marine Corps Jungle Warfare Training Center (JWTC) course at Camp Gonsalves in Okinawa, Japan to sustain the battalion’s overall readiness as the Pacific Region’s primary forward-deployed construction battalion. The JWTC endurance course tests the Seabee’s will, stamina …

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Partnerships Forged Worldwide During Deployment

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexa Trafton, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 held a ceremony at Camp Mitchell, on board Naval Station Rota, Spain, acknowledging the turnover of responsibility for oversight of construction projects around the globe on August 21, 2017. The turnover ceremony concluded a seven-month deployment for 756 …

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Lucky Eleven ‘Bees Wrap-up CPX

Story by Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 11 Public Affairs Office GULFPORT, Miss. – Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 concluded a Command Post Exercise (CPX), onboard Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, Mississippi, Aug. 10. The exercise helped evaluate the battalion as the ‘Bees of 11 prepare for their Field Training Exercise (FTX) later this year. CPX is an exercise focused …

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NCTC Gulfport Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

Story by NCTC Gulfport and CSFE Public Affairs; Photos by NCBC Gulfport Public Affairs Mr. Brian Lamar and NCTC Asst Public Affairs UT2 Huot GULFPORT, Miss. – Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC) Gulfport celebrated 50 years as a Commissioned Naval Training Command on July 13, 2017. They had the honor of sharing the wonderful celebration with the first commanding officer, retired Capt. Brian Leap, of …

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This Week in Seabee History (Week of August 20 – August 26)

Consolidated by Dr. Frank A. Blazich Jr., Historian, Naval History and Heritage Command August 20 1942: 20th NCB commissioned at Camp Allen, Norfolk, Virginia. 1965: NMCB 8 was transferred from CBC Davisville, Rhode Island, to Port Hueneme, California. The change in home port was part of the augmentation and reorganization of Seabee units for operations in RVN. 1965: Capt. William M. Heaman, CEC, …

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